Theoule-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Theoule-sur-Mer in Alpes-Maritimes

Visit Theoule-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The resort at Theoule-sur-Mer is on the coast near Cannes, and is a cheaper alternative to staying at Cannes or Nice

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Theoule-sur-Mer. For detailed visitor information see the Theoule-sur-Mer travel guide.

Theoule-sur-Mer is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 34 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Theoule-sur-Mer is 692 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cannes at 8 km and Ile Sainte-Marguerite at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Theoule-sur-Mer, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Theoule-sur-Mer in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-Maritimes

Map of places to visit near Theoule-sur-Mer

Markets in and near Theoule-sur-Mer

  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (5km)
  • Cannes: market Monday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Cannes: market every day except Monday (8km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (13km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (16km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (16km)
  • Saint-Raphael: market Tuesday & Monday (17km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (17km)

More information about Theoule-sur-Mer, Provence

Tourist attractions near Theoule-sur-Mer, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Theoule-sur-Mer.


  • Marineland d'Antibes (19km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (18km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (8km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de la Napoule (2km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (17km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (18km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (33km)
  • Jardin botanique (34km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (38km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (42km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (20km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (32km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (36km)
  • Tete de Chien (45km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (50km)
  • Massif des Maures (51km)
  • Lac de Castillon (53km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (17km)
  • Parc Phœnix (29km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Theoule-sur-Mer

Canton: Mandelieu-Cannes-Ouest

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Theoule-sur-Mer

from Nice (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 692 km

from Calais: 912 km

from Nice: 34 km

from Bordeaux: 617 km

from Strasbourg: 568 km

Getting here

Theoule-sur-Mer is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into Nice airport. Coming from the UK by car the route takes about 12 hours (can be busy in summer). For driving distances to Theoule-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cannes and Mandelieu-la-Napoule.

This page in French: Visiter Theoule-sur-Mer